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February 14, 2018

Here, at Arches Academy, we prioritize the social, emotional, and academic safety of our students. These three “pillars” are absolutely essential for every student to learn and develop in a healthy way.

Social safety, the first “pillar,” means that children feel comfort...

February 12, 2018

WHAT: Moab Leadership Retreat, Middle School Spring Enrichment Add-On

WHO: Led by Anna Jorgensen and Amy McLaughlin...joined by YOU!

WHERE: Price, Moab, Colorado River Rafting

WHEN: April 19th-21st

Leadership demands many different skills. Understanding how to be a leader...

October 27, 2017

Here are just a few of the things our 6th and 7th graders have done in the last 6 weeks.

  • Timpanogas Storytelling Festival: Along with many other students, the 6th and 7th graders were able to attend the Timpanogas Storytelling Festival and hear from many renowned an...

October 26, 2017

Here are just a few of the things our 8th and 9th graders have done in the last 6 weeks.

  • Timpanogas Storytelling Festival: Along with many other students, the 8th and 9th graders were able to attend the Timpanogas Storytelling Festival and hear from many renowned an...

October 26, 2017

Why Middle School at Arches? Some Frequently Asked Questions

Middle school is a time for sometimes major changes and significant reassessments. Students are beginning to mature and develop in new and different ways that they aren’t used to, and things that seemed to wor...

October 25, 2017

Private schools fall into one of three categories. The consulting company ISM defines them as follows:

1. Price or value based schools - often these are faith-based schools which tend to be lower cost and they are focused on shared social values being key to what they t...

October 24, 2017

  • Ms. McLaughlin was born in Fairfax county, Virginia

  • Favorite Teacher: My favorite teacher in school was Mrs. Reynolds, my English teacher my sophomore year in high school. Her love of the subject matter made me more interested in it and excited about it. I lov...

October 18, 2017

Imagine what your Parent Teacher Conference COULD look like:

  • Coordinated directly with the teacher

  • It’s just one of many times you have spoken with and heard from your child’s teacher

  • The teacher already knows your name and face

  • A full fifteen minutes...

August 8, 2017

  • Ms. Jorgensen was born in Mesa, Arizona.

  • Favorite teacher: My 8th grade science teacher because he told the best stories and had awesome experiments.

  • She decided to be a teacher because she loves turning learning into an exciting and positive adventure.

  • ...

May 19, 2017

The 8th/9th trip to Atlanta was a great success!  They visited civil rights sites, Martin Luther King sites/memorials, civil war battlefields, and the US Space & Rocket Center.

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